Brazil’s humpback whale population triples

September 4th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) The population of humpback whales has tripled in Brazil over the past decade, to the point that they now number some 10,000, a research ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia, India joint anti-terrorism drills begin Tuesday

August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will Tuesday hold an official opening of joint INDRA-2012 anti-terrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia, a spokesperson for Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WW II veteran meets colleague who ‘died’ 68 years ago!

August 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Britain was shocked when he ran into a fellow soldier who he thought had died in battle 68 years ... Read more...

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Man on trial for planning terror attacks on World Cup stadiums

June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) A Pretoria court has begun hearings in a case where a man is accused of planning terror attacks on stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards

June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Terror plot targeting 2014 Sochi Olympics foiled

May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A terror plot targeting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia has been foiled, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Thursday.Three men suspected of being ringleaders ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bullet removed from leg after 40 years

April 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Former Royal Navy commando Robert Mitchell holds a bullet that was stuck in his leg for 40 years - and he never knew it was there, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

20 held for taking over radio station in Greece

January 11th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 20 people were detained by police after they took control of a studio at a radio station in Athens and went on air ... Read more...

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Four kids die in Afghanistan bombing

November 19th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 19 (IANS/AKI) Four children were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan Friday, a media report said.The children were playing in a park when the explosion occurred in Nangarhar ... Read more...

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Obama discusses Middle East peace with Netanyahu

August 11th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have discussed regional issues and efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rocket launchers found in Jharkhand Maoist den

June 7th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) Security personnel have for the first time recovered four rocket launchers from a Maoist hideout in Jharkhand's Latehar district, police said Tuesday.The state police and Central ... Read more...

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12 years sentence sought for Polish soldiers for Afghan war crimes

May 25th, 2011 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's military Prosecutor General demanded Tuesday 12-year sentences for seven Polish soldiers who shot civilians in Afghanistan in 2007.The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers ... Read more...

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11 killed in Afghan attack

May 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 16 (IANS) At least 11 civilians were killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan Monday, Xinhua reported.The interior ministry said "enemies of peace and stability" - ... Read more...

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Zee Cine Awards 2011: Popular B-Town Stars All Set To Rock The Event

January 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Zee Cine Awards to be held in Singapore on the 14th of January is all set to host some of the biggest ever stars from Bollywood dancing and gyrating ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jharkhand police nab top Maoist leader from Chaibasa

October 10th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaChaibasa (Jharkhand), Oct.10 (ANI): Jharkhand police on Sunday arrested a top Maoist leader in Jharkhand's Chaibasa town.Nalla Bhikshapati, a member of the central technical committee of the Maoists, is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

4,000 year-old temples found in Peru

September 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian archaeologists have discovered two ceremonial temples believed to be buried since more than 4,000 years. The temples are said to have been used by people belonging to Bracamoros ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Major ceasefire violation by Pak Army along LoC in Poonch

August 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 19 (ANI): There has been a major ceasefire violation in the Krishnaghati sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District, with Pakistani ... Read more...

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Roman neighbourhood ruins unearthed in France

July 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lyon, July 24 (ANI): Experts have uncovered ruins of a Roman neighbourhood in of Lyon, which was founded in 43 BC during the Roman Empire.Lyon was born with the name Lugdunum, after ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.S. troops, Afghan police launch operation to patrol Taliban stronghold

May 23rd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, May 23(ANI): U.S. military and Afghan national police commanders have sort out a plan called 'Operation Kokaran' to patrol Kandahar's Taliban stronghold.Operation Kokaran was named for the neighborhood where ... Read more...

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NATO: Insurgent attack kills child near ISAF base in eastern Afghanistan

March 15th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan child was killed in an insurgent attack near a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led ISAF alliance said.The alliance said the attack happened ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iraqi citizen tip leads to the discovery of four caches

March 2nd, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
TARMIYAH, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – A concerned Iraqi citizen gave key information for Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to discover four caches, U.S. Forces in Iraq said on Monday.ISF coordinated with U.S. Forces ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Bhang’ drinking session organised at Bikaner’s National Bhang Congregation

February 13th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner, Feb 13 (ANI): Devotees of Lord Shiva indulged themselves in a 'Bhang' drinking session at National Bhang Congregation (NBC) in Bikaner here on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.The Mahakaleswar Bhootnath Temple ... Read more...

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BSF registers strong objection to Pakistan Rangers over rocket shelling incidents

January 11th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan.11 (ANI): Conveying a strong message over the issue of rocket shelling from the Pakistan's soil, the Border security force has reportedly warned Pakistan's Rangers against such incidents, ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan to get 100-mn-pound bunker-busting missiles

November 15th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): British troops in Afghanistan will soon be equipped with 1,300 bunker-busting missiles worth 100 million pounds.The Eraser, a shoulder-launched Javelin, is believed to be ideal to use ... Read more...

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11 more militants killed in Swat, 28 arrested

July 27th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 27 (ANI): Taking its offensive forward on Monday, the Pakistan Army killed eleven militants killed and arrested 28, including wanted militant commander Kabir in the Swat and Malakand divisions.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

21 more Taliban fighters killed in Swat, Lower Dir: ISPR

July 25th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 25 (ANI): At least 21 Taliban fighters have been killed in Swat and Lower Dir regions of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), as security forces continued to pound ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Germany deploys tanks in largest Afghan offensive to date

July 22nd, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 22 (DPA) The German Bundeswehr (military) was Wednesday deploying heavy weapons, including tanks, as part of its battle against the Taliban in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Somali Red Crescent compound hit by mortar

April 14th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by admin
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- A compound housing a limb-fitting center of the Somali Red Crescent Society in Mogadishu was hit by a mortar on Monday, according to the International Committee of the ... Read more...

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Mortar fired at US lawmaker’s plane in Somalia

April 14th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Nairobi, April 13 (DPA) A mortar was fired Monday at the plane of a US congressman as he was taking off from Somalia's capital, just one day after a US captain was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

20 militants killed in Afghanistan

April 4th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 4 (Xinhua) Twenty militants have been killed in an operation carried out by the Afghan and US-led security forces in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials said Saturday. The security forces ... Read more...

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29 Tamil Tigers killed: Sri Lanka

March 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) At least 29 Tamil Tigers were killed and scores were wounded when fierce clashes broke out between the advancing troops and the rebels in the island's north, military ... Read more...

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Hasina offers talks as troopers mutiny in Bangladesh (Third Lead)

February 25th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday asked rebellious Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers to surrender and pledged to talk to them after several hours of fierce battles with the army ... Read more...

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Egyptian archaeologists open 2,600-year-old sarcophagus

February 12th, 2009 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (DPA) Archaeologists in Egypt discovered a "perfectly preserved" mummy inside a 2,600-year-old lime sarcophagus north of Cairo Wednesday, Egypt's antiquities authority said. Scientists said they believed the mummy, one of ... Read more...

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Joe the Plumber will be reporting on Gaza conflict

January 8th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8 (ANI): Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher or Joe the Plumber, as he was known during the 2008 US presidential election campaign, has been given the task of reporting on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

15 militants killed in Pakistan

September 28th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sep 28 (ANI): At least 15 militants were killed and 22 others were injured in ongoing Pakistani security forces operation in Bajaur tribal agency.Official sources said on Saturday that ... Read more...

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